Uttar Pradesh, January 20: Ahead of UP Assembly polls, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s brother-in-Law & former Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Pramod Gupta, who joined BJP on Thursday, accused Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav of hating Samajwadis in SP, adding that he one by one cornered everyone.
While Speaking to ANI, after joining BJP, Gupta said, “Akhilesh Ji hates Samajwadis in SP. One by one, he cornered everyone & has only flatterers around in the party,”
He added that Akhilesh Yadav does not like the people who work on the ground; no one has ever won with a margin of over 18,000 votes from Bidhuna seat except me, he said.
Moreover, talking about the reason behind joining the BJP, he said the reason I joined BJP is that I like their Policy.
He asserted, ”I like the politics of the government. I like the image of Yogi Adityanath as the honest politician. This is why I joined BJP.” ANI quoted.
Earlier on Thursday, Gupta ahead of joining BJP also said, “Akhilesh Yadav has imprisoned Mulayam Singh Yadav and his position is very bad in the party; Criminals and gamblers have been inducted to Samajwadi Party.”
Further, former Congress leader Priyanka Maurya also joined BJP on Thursday.
Priyanka Maurya was the face of Congress’s ‘Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun’ campaign spearheaded by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Uttar Pradesh
Moreover, earlier on Wednesday, Aparna Yadav, the younger Daughter-in-law of Mulayam Singh Yadav earlier on Wednesday had joined BJP in the presence of Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and BJP State president Swatantra Dev Singh.
Polls to the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly will take place in seven phases beginning February 10.
Voting will take place on February 10, 14, 20, 23, 27 and March 3 and 7. The results will be announced on March 10.